Things to do
Behind St George’s rises Mount Qua Qua. The mountain is 2,370 feet high and it’s possible to trek to the top in an afternoon. You’ll find beautiful lush forests all around you, and once you’re at the pinnacle you’ll be rewarded with a lovely view of the dazzling Caribbean.
Grenada is a land of spices. Locals have cultivated nutmeg and mace here since the 1960s, and there are cinnamon trees and sugar cane in abundance. Local food makes the most of the spice trade to create some unique, mouth-watering flavours, ideal for lovers of fine dining.
If you’re here in August, you’ll experience the enchanting exuberance of the Carnival, which celebrates the ending of slavery. There’s nightlong partying, a colourful pageant and infectious music including calypso steel bands.